Quick Answer: Can I Buy My Own Health Insurance?

How much does it cost to buy your own health insurance?

According to data gathered by eHealth, the average health insurance cost for single coverage premiums in 2018 is $440 per month.

For family coverage, the cost for premiums in 2018 is $1,168 per month.

Can I buy my own health insurance if my employer offers it?

You’re employer may offer health insurance, but that doesn’t mean you must buy it. In fact, you can buy health insurance on your own. People can sign up or change their health insurance during open enrollment. If your employer subsidizes your health care premiums, and most do, price shop before you leap.

Can you purchase your own health insurance?

Yes, you can buy your own health insurance and you don’t have to get coverage through your employer. Depending on where you work, you may have the option of getting employer-sponsored health insurance. This is called group coverage.

Can I buy private health insurance anytime?

— the answer is yes and no. There are established windows of opportunity for consumers looking to purchase Obamacare-compliant health insurance for themselves or for a family called open enrollment period. The private health insurance enrollment period typically runs from November 1st to December 15th.